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equivocar

to be wrong

verb
"equivocar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

equivocar
transitive verb
also:
  • equivocar algo con algo -> to mistake something for something
  • equivocar el camino -> to take the wrong road
  • equivoqué la fecha -> I got the date wrong
equivocarse
pronomial verb
1. to be wrong (estar en un error) ; to make a mistake (cometer un error)
  • te equivocas con tu profesor, no es tan mala persona -> you're wrong about your teacher, he's not such a bad person
  • te equivocas si crees que me voy a asustar -> you're mistaken if you think you're going to frighten me
  • se equivocó de nombre/puerta -> he got the wrong name/door
  • equivocarse en algo -> to make a mistake in something
  • se equivocó en la suma -> he got the total wrong

equivocar [ay-ke-vo-car’]
article & verb transitive
1. To mistake, to take one thing for another; to conceive wrong.
  • Equivocar el camino -> to take the wrong road, -vr
  • Pero se equivocó -> but he was wrong
To mistake, to be mistaken, to make a mistake.

equivocar
verbo:transitivo
1 (confundir) to get mixed up; mix up
he equivocado las direcciones de los sobres I've got the addresses mixed up on the envelopes; I've mixed up the addresses on the envelopes
2
equivocar a algn to make sb make a mistake
si me hablas mientras escribo me equivocas if you talk to me while I'm writing, you'll make me make a mistake o you'll make me go wrong
3 (errar)
equivocar el camino to go the wrong way; to make the wrong choice
verbo:pronominal
equivocarse (no tener razón) to be wrong; be mistaken
te equivocas, eso no es así you're wrong o mistaken, it isn't like that; si crees que voy a dejarte ir, te equivocas if you think I'm going to let you go, you're wrong o mistaken; me equivoqué muchas veces en el examen I made a lot of mistakes in the exam
(cometer un error) to make a mistake
equivocarse con algn to be wrong about sb
la consideraba honesta, pero me equivoqué con ella I thought she was honest, but I was wrong about her
equivocarse de algo
nos equivocamos de hora y llegamos tarde we got the time wrong, and we arrived late
me equivoqué de puerta me equivoqué de fecha y se me pasó el plazo
se equivocaron de tren they caught the wrong train; se equivocaron de casa they went to the wrong house; perdone, me he equivocado de número sorry, (I've got the) wrong number

Verb Conjugations for "equivocar" (go to to be wrong)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo equivoco equivoqué equivocaba equivocaría equivocaré
equivocas equivocaste equivocabas equivocarías equivocarás
él/ella/Ud. equivoca equivocó equivocaba equivocaría equivocará
nosotros equivocamos equivocamos equivocábamos equivocaríamos equivocaremos
vosotros equivocáis equivocasteis equivocabais equivocaríais equivocaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. equivocan equivocaron equivocaban equivocarían equivocarán
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